Jos Buttler has hit five fifties in five games in the Indian Premier League 2018. The last time a player achieved five fifties in a row was in 2012 when Virender Sehwag played for Delhi.
The Rajasthan Royals are trying to keep their points level up in order to be in the final four. Buttler has certainly been helping the team to reach this goal.
Rajasthan Royals Beat Mumbai Indians
The Mumbai Indians set a run target of 169, ending their game on 168-6 in 20 overs. The Rajasthan Royals beat the Mumbai Indians by seven wickets, ending with a result of 171-3 in 18 overs. Buttler’s batting was outstanding with five sixes and nine boundaries in 53 balls.
Buttler made 94 runs, making this his fifth IPL half century in a row. His run totals for the past five matches have been 67, 51, 82, 95 not out, and 94 not out.
With Buttler’s batting streak, the Rajasthan Royals have enjoyed a three-match winning streak. The Rajasthan Royals are the only team to have won their last three matches.
Upcoming Rajasthan Royals Matches Ahead of Playoffs
The Rajasthan Royals will be playing the Kolkata Knight Riders this evening. The two teams are very close to each other in the points table, and the Royals will push for another win. The match is set to take place at Eden Gardens in Kolkata.
On Saturday, 19th May 2018, the Rajasthan Royals will be playing against the Royal Challengers Bangalore. The match will take place in the Sawai Mansingh Stadium in Jaipur.
At this time, the Royal Challengers Bangalore are in the seventh position on the points table.
Sunrisers Hyderabad is at the top of the table with 18 points. Next up is Chennai Super Kings with 16 points. The Kolkata Knight Riders, Rajasthan Royals, and Kings XI Punjab all have 12 points. The Mumbai Indians and Royal Challengers Bangalore each have 10 points, and Delhi Daredevils is in the final spot with six points.